Bowl Barrow and Pill Box 430m Wsw of Burnham Westgate Hall


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Norfolk County Council

District Council

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council


Burnham Market

Parliamentary Constituency

North West Norfolk

Grid Reference

OV826826 (582580, 342008)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.944, 0.717621

Nearest Postcode

PE31 8DJ

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A bowl barrow visible as an earthern mound, standing to a height of circa 3 metres and covering a circular area circa 30 metres in diameter. Inserted into the north west side of the mound are the remains of a Second World War pillbox. The pillbox is rectangular in shape with angled corners and was constructed in 1940-41. The long sides measure 2.2 metres, the short sides 2.16 metres and the angled corners are 1.07 metres. The walls are 590mm thick .There is a concrete apron over the entrance.

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